100th Anniversary Maserati Ghibli stars in the 2014 Neiman Marcus catalogThu, 09 Oct 2014
Each year, retailer Neiman Marcus releases a Christmas catalog detailing some truly absurd gifts. Chief among them is a Neiman Marcus edition car. Usually from a luxury or exotic manufacturer, the Neiman Marcus models are a limited edition and generally sell out very quickly. Past participants have included the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante, McLaren MP4-12C Spider, Ferrari FF and, the most plebian car in recent memory, the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible. For this year's catalog, the Maserati Ghibli is up for purchase.
Not only will it make a great Christmas gift for the ultra wealthy, but this $95,000 Maser also pays tribute to the Italian automaker's 100th anniversary. Based on the top-of-the-line S Q4 model, this Ghibli adds a few unique features, including bespoke 20-inch wheels with centennial center caps and a black border for the grille.
The cabin features premium leather in Cuoiu, which is basically tan. Black contrast stitching can be found throughout the cabin and on the Tridents stitched into the headrests, while bespoke piano black trim rounds out the interior. Finally, the center console bears a badge denoting the Ghibli's unique edition number.
As for optional goodies, the Neiman Marcus Ghibli's most noteworthy feature is its 1,200-watt Bowers and Wilkins stereo. Other goodies include heated seats and a heated steering wheel, although there's no mention any of the larger packages found in the Ghibli's options catalog.
The 100th Anniversary Ghibli S Q4 will be limited to a mere 100 units. Take a look below for the full press release from Maserati and Neiman Marcus.
NEIMAN MARCUS SPECIAL EDITION MASERATI GHIBLI INTRODUCED IN THE 88TH EDITION OF ITS LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS BOOK
100th Anniversary Special Edition Maserati Ghibli S Q4 Makes the Top 10 Fantasy Gifts in the 2014 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Featuring an Exotic Selection of Fantasy Gifts and Experiences
October 8th, Englewood Cliffs, NJ - The 2014 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book was unveiled yesterday by luxury retailer Neiman Marcus in Dallas, Texas featuring a 100thAnniversary Neiman Marcus Limited- Edition Maserati Ghibli S Q4 . Only 100 units will be made available exclusively via the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book at $95,000. The 88th edition of this legendary book continues Neiman Marcus's unmatched tradition of offering its customers a selection of spectacular and unique holiday gifts sure to make even their wildest dreams come true.
The arrival of the Christmas Book is considered by many to mark the official start of the holiday shopping season. This year's edition of the Christmas Book carries on the Neiman Marcus tradition of presenting a refined selection of items across a broad range of categories for everyone on your holiday shopping list. With a new collection of fantasy gifts certain to satisfy even the most indulgent appetite, this year's featured car is the 100thAnniversary Neiman Marcus Limited-Edition Maserati Ghibli S Q4 that features a bespoke combination, not otherwise offered on the current Maserati Ghibli.
100th ANNIVERSARY NEIMAN MARCUS LIMITED-EDITION MASERATI GHIBLI S Q4
Like the North African wind for which it's named, this limited Ghibli is undeniably hot and powerful. Sensuous curved lines punctuated with an aggressive grill and bold triple vents perfectly illustrate the car's unique marriage of elegance and sports car verve. The 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine (produced in collaboration with Ferrari) catapults you from 0 to 60 in a mere 4.7 seconds. Fully equipped with Q4, all-wheel drive technology, handles any all-weather driving conditions.
In gorgeous Grigio Maratea exterior color, the car is one of 100 extraordinary vehicles built to mark the Italian car company's 100thanniversary. A centennial-exclusive combination of premium exterior and interior options further sets you apart with premium leather in Cuoio with Piano Black lacquer trim. Gloss Black door handles, a shadowline exterior trim, 6 piston front and 4 piston rear brake calipers in red as well as commemorative centennial center caps further set this vehicle apart. A special Neiman Marcus Edition number badge and 100th anniversary logo are strategically placed on the center console. Black contrast stitching on the seats, dashboard and armrests are also highlighted by a black stitched trident on the headrests. Other features include shift paddles and Bowers & Wilkins premium (1,280 watt) sound system, front and rear parking sensors, heated steering, heated front and rear seats among other luxury options.
Customers can reserve the luxury car by calling 1-888-835-5665, beginning promptly at noon on October 22. Customers can order their 100th anniversary holiday Maserati Ghibli directly from the Neiman Marcus website at: NeimanMarcus.com/FantasyMaserati for more information.
First published in 1926 as a 16-page booklet, the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book was initially intended as a Christmas card to the store's best customers. Building on tradition through the years, the book has maintained its personal touch while evolving into a legendary source for alluring and mystical gifts. This year Neiman Marcus will donate a portion of the proceeds from each Fantasy Gift purchase to The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation which brings enriching art experiences to youth in communities nationwide.
By Brandon Turkus
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